Extreme Duty Electric Chain Hoists permits one handed operation and gives the operator the free hand to easily position the load. It has capacities of 1/8 through ¼ ton. It permits the insertion of variety of below the hook the material handling devices. Its unique cylinder control replaces standard pendent. Its deep groove pockets fully support the load chain during operation. It reduces the vibration and chain wear and provides the true vertical lift. Its long life friction clutch protects hoist from damage and prevents over winding. It is suitable for both indoor and outdoor application including harsh environment. It provides quiet and smooth guiding of chain. It is easily replaced without disassembly of hoist. It has the oil bath lubrication which results in quiet, smooth and cool operation.